Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies

"My goal for majoring in Geology was to gain as much knowledge about the world as possible - the whats, the whys and the whens. Now I'm well on my way. EENS also gave me a lot of excuses to go outside and to travel."
2009 graduate, Kate Keelen

The department offers a BS degree in both Geology and Environmental Science. Each program combines field investigations with laboratory experiments and theoretical studies to prepare our students to understand the physical, chemical and environmental processes that govern the Earth.

Students who enjoy working outdoors and have a good aptitude in mathematics, physics, computer science or chemistry, can find a rewarding career in the geological sciences. Our students have the opportunity to learn and work with faculty who are research oriented, committed to their profession, and known throughout the world.

The department offers a minor in both Geology and Environmental Science.

Requirements of the Geology and Environmental Sciences degrees can be found in navigation to the left.

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